Nov 30, 2017

John Kelly denies plan to remove Tillerson

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and former Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly.

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said there isn't a plan in place to remove Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Why it matters: The New York Times reported earlier today that Tillerson would be on his way out "perhaps within a few weeks," and replaced with CIA Director Mike Pompeo. This was also reported by Axios' Mike Allen and Jonathan Swan in October.

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